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Wilmington Baseball Earns No. 3 Seed and Faces No. 4 St. Thomas Aquinas in Upcoming NCAA East Region Tournament

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Newark, Del.

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The baseball team was the 2014 CACC Tournament Runners-Up after winning the past three Tournament Championships. Copyright 2014; Wilmington University. All rights reserved. Photo by Ellen O'Brien - CACC.

Needing an at-large bid to return to the NCAA East Region Tournament, the Wilmington University baseball team was selected as the third seed for the tournament and will face fourth seeded St. Thomas Aquinas in the first round played at Southern New Hampshire.

The 2014 NCAA Regional Tournament begin on Thursday with the time of the Wildcats’ (33-9-1 overall) first contest will be determined by the host team and announced later.

The Wildcats advanced to the East Region Tournament Championship game as the top seed last season and will look to earn its first East Regional Tournament Championship and advance to the NCAA Division II World Series in Cary, N.C. Each winner of the eight regional tournaments will advance to the Division II World Series.

More information will be available on wilmu.edu/athletics early this week.

2014 East Region Tournament Participants:
1 – Southern New Hampshire (39-12) – NE-10 Tournament Champions – Host
2 – Franklin Pierce (25-16)
3 – Wilmington (33-9-1)
4 – St. Thomas Aquinas (35-15) – ECC Tournament Champions
5 – Dowling (33-15)
6 – Felician (29-18) – CACC Tournament Champions